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TAIPEI, Taiwan -Tuesday 30 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the success last year, the Healthcare+ Expo sees a rapid growth in size and significance of procurement, networking and marketing. The Expo is now regarded as a primary event in Asia, attracting global participation from more than 5,000 buyers, 500 enterprises, 60 high-profile speakers and 100 professional institutions to come to Taipei on 5-8 December 2019.

Where key opinion leaders go and business grows

Exhibitors this year have a strong presence in medical AI, health tech and medicine. World-class medical centres, IT giants, international brands for medical devices and innovative startups congregate at the Expo to impress audiences with advanced health tech and life-saving medical development. In addition to that, the Expo sets the theme to digital health utilising AI, IoT, cloud computing and robotics, new technology for cancer treatment, precision health and smart hospitals i ... Read more »

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The WHO is missing major opportunity to help smokers by putting science and innovation at the core of public policy

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 30 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is a statement from Philip Morris International.

On July 26, the World Health Organization released a report on global tobacco use which urges governments to step up efforts to help smokers quit. There is no question that the best choice is never to start using cigarettes or nicotine-containing products or if someone has, they should quit altogether. By encouraging governments to double down on efforts to help men and women who smoke quit, the WHO takes an admirable stance. But the reality is that even with the best treatments available today, many people will not succeed. In any given year, about nine out of 10 men and women who are already smoking will continue to do so; in turn, their risk of smoking-related disease will continue to increase. We, as a s ... Read more »

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. -Wednesday 31 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RF IDeas now offers a robust and comprehensive portfolio of mobile access solutions based on Orange Business Services and Safetrust credentials, with additional mobile solutions planned for release in 2019 and 2020.

Today’s smartphones offer artificial intelligence capabilities that support a robust digital persona. “Smartphones are already being used to securely authenticate users for physical access, check-in, payment and other scenarios,” explained David Cottingham, President of RF IDeas. “We believe that mobile access solutions will play a central role in enterprise security as an increasingly mobile workforce requires access to multiple secure devices and applications throughout the workday.”

RF IDeas’ commitment to empowering authentication through any device—including mobile access—cements its position as provider of the leadin ... Read more »

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KULPSVILLE, Pa. -Wednesday 31 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greene Tweed has announced that they will partner with A.R. Thomson Group for the sale and distribution of their Seal-Connect® electrical connectors, elastomeric seals, advanced engineering plastics, and composite materials and finished components for the Energy market.

A.R. Thomson is a regional manufacturer and distributor of gaskets and other fluid containment products, with manufacturing capabilities focused on oil & gas, petrochemical, and oil refining industries. Their distributorship for Greene Tweed’s energy products is exclusive to Canada.

With 25+ years of energy industry experience, Greene Tweed collaborates with customers to develop innovative solutions that meet challenging performance requirements and reduce total cost of ownership.

“With A.R. Thomson’s focus on distribution of products for the oil & gas, petrochemical, and oil refining ... Read more »

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 Two Flavors Launching Nationally In October

 

NEW YORK -Wednesday 31 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ITO EN (North America) INC. the global leaders of green tea and innovators of healthy beverages today announced that their Oi Ocha ready-to-drink green tea brand, will soon be available in Walmart stores nationwide. Slated for placement in October 2019 with two unsweetened flavors- ITO EN’s premium Oi Ocha green tea, Japan’s top selling brand and Jasmine Green Tea, a popular green tea infused with jasmine flowers. The award-winning teas are celebrated for their naturally smooth taste and clean finish, brewed with ITO EN’s proprietary brewing method using whole tea leaves without artificial additives, flavors or colors, and powders or concentrates. The authentic and refreshing teas are Non-GMO certified with natural catechin tea antioxidants, natural Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) and zero calories. Each packaged in a convenie ... Read more »

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Muscat, Oman -Tuesday 30 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Al Manhal, part of TechKnowledge General Trading based in the United Arab Emirates, in cooperation with the Department of Hematology and Oncology for Children at the Royal Hospital in Oman and with the support of Ara Petroleum, a subsidiary of Al-Zubayr Group based in the Sultanate of Oman, have launched the free virtual library reading application ‘Royal Hospital Kids’ for children residing in the hospital to help children to bear and overcome the stages of treatment.

Several studies have shown the positive effect of reading on the speed of children's response to treatment and its effect on decreasing the length of their stay at the hospital.

The Royal Hospital Kids application, operated by Al Manhal and using one of its specialized products for children, Nahla wa Nahil, offers hundreds of interactive stories that children can listen to and read, as well as educational games and various worksh ... Read more »

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IRVING, Texas -Tuesday 30 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Cupric Canyon Capital for its Khoemacau copper and silver project in northwest Botswana. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the second quarter of 2019.

“We worked closely with Cupric Canyon in the project’s front-end engineering and design phase to establish a capital-efficient design and execution plan for the project,” said Tony Morgan, president of Fluor’s Mining & Metals business. “Fluor was also involved in construction management of the early works for the camp upgrade, bush clearing, transport corridor and surface infrastructure terrace preparation.”

Fluor’s scope includes upgrading the existing copper concentrator plant and new mine surface infrastructure. The project is expected to produ ... Read more »

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EWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. -Tuesday 30 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Brightline™ Initiative announced a new research collaboration with IESE Business School.

Every day, senior leaders and executives around the globe make important decisions around transforming their organizational culture, leadership, processes and technology. They need to make trade-offs to balance autonomy and control within their organizations. They need to evaluate short term versus long term impacts. They must be able to find a sweet spot between desirability and feasibility to win their customers.

Brightline and IESE Business School will explore similar key trade-offs that leaders need to respond to daily. The right decisions by senior leadership can bridge the expensive and unproductive gap between strategy design and delivery to positively transform organizations.

The results of this research collaboration will be published in a series of articles offering guida ... Read more »

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Deal Creates Operational Efficiencies for Emerging and Frontier Market Investments


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 30 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dubai-based asset manager Introspect Capital has appointed Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) to provide global custody and brokerage services. Through its asset servicing and global capital markets capabilities, Northern Trust is helping drive efficiencies for Introspect Capital across its fund operations – supporting its business strategy by enabling the investment team to focus directly on portfolio management and business development.

Founded in 2017, Introspect Capital is a boutique asset manager investing chiefly in equities across the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. With a focus on frontier and emerging markets, its team makes extensive use of on-the-ground research and information-gathering to screen and evaluate potential investments – aiming to generate absol ... Read more »

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